As a School of Education student within the Faculty of Arts, you will be part of an established institution that delivers the best industry connections both locally, and nationally. Our mission is to make a significant contribution to the community by providing quality learning and teaching for future generations.

As South Australia’s #1 university for graduate employability, our degrees build a strong foundation for an outstanding career in education (QS Graduate Employability Rankings 2020). The University of Adelaide is ranked in the top 1% of universities worldwide and is South Australia highest ranked university for Arts and Humanities (QS World University Rankings by Subject 2019).

We are conveniently located in the Adelaide CBD, providing vibrant surroundings for students and staff within the cultural hub of South Australia.

Master of Education

Become a changemaker in the future of education


How to become a teacher

Our practical pathways to become a teacher will provide you with a teaching qualification tailored to your career pursuits.

Become a teacher

Our research

Discover our key areas of educational research, learn about our exciting projects and research goals, and find out how you can get involved.

Connect with us

We foster important relationships with all areas of our community, from local schools to government and teaching associations. Learn how to become part of our community.

Featured news

Professor Faye McCallum, Head of School

"If you are passionate about pursuing a teaching career in secondary education, or you are a graduate or leader working in the Education sector; I invite you to explore our degree offerings where you can work, study and research with some of the finest educators and researchers."

Professor Faye McCallum, Head of School




Kevin Marjoribanks Lecture, presented by Prof. Pasi Sahlberg

Tune in for the 2019 Kevin Marjoribanks Memorial Lecture.



Apple Distinguished Educators lead the way at University of Adelaide

The University of Adelaide's School of Education hosted the most innovative teachers for a showcase of excellence in the classroom.



Teaching at Adelaide: School Placements with a digital twist

Australian schools are among the most digitally connected in the world and The School of Education at the University of Adelaide is leveraging this new reality through the introduction of a one-of-a-kind eLearning Program in the Bachelor of Teaching degree.